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'''New Riders of the Purple Sage''' is an American country rock band. The group emerged from the psychedelic rock scene in San Francisco, California, in 1969, and its original lineup included several members of the Grateful Dead. Their best known song is "Panama Red". The band is sometimes referred to as the '''New Riders''', or as '''NRPS'''.
OriginSan Francisco, California
GenreCountry rock
Years active1969–97, 2005–present
LabelColumbia Records|Columbia, MCA Records|MCA, A&M Records|A&M, Relix
Associated actsGrateful Dead, Peter Rowan, Donna Jean Godchaux, Robert Hunter (lyricist)|Robert Hunter, David Nelson (musician)|David Nelson Band
Website{{URL|thenewriders.com}}
Current membersDavid Nelson (musician)|David Nelson
Buddy Cage
Michael Falzarano
Ronnie Penque
Johnny Markowski
Past membersJohn Dawson (musician)|John Dawson
Jerry Garcia
Mickey Hart
Phil Lesh
Dave Torbert
Spencer Dryden
Skip Battin
Stephen A. Love
Patrick Shanahan
Allen Kemp
Bobby Black
Michael White
Billy Wolf
Val Fuentes
Rusty Gauthier
Greg Lagardo
Gary Vogensen
Fred Campbell
Evan Morgan
Bill Laymon
Bob Matthews
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